UT Conferences

UT Conferences


Welcome to the University of Tennessee: Tennessee’s
flagship land grant university. Situated in the heart of downtown Knoxville,
the University of Tennessee is conveniently located within a day’s drive of half the
nation’s population. McGhee Tyson Airport is a short 20-minute
drive from downtown and has nonstop service to over 21 destinations. Our city and campus offer a wide variety of
gathering places alongside the breathtaking majesty of the Great Smoky Mountains, and
healthy dose of southern hospitality. Our facilities can host events of any size
or type, and our staff will be happy to make your guest’s experience one to remember. UT’s main campus features the 21,000 seat
Thompson Boling Arena, the new Student Union and many other flexible indoor and outdoor
spaces perfect for hosting events. Adjacent to campus is the UT Conference Center,
a full-service center with over 20,000 square feet of space and an exceptional culinary
team. Also, just steps from campus and the World’s
Fair Park is the Knoxville Convention Center, which includes over 170,000 square feet of
flexible space convenient to all of Downtown Knoxville’s amenities. Close to campus are several large, national
brand, full-service hotels for all your housing needs. But if your group wants the full experience
of living on campus, the University of Tennessee offers a variety of residential facilities
with floor plans to accommodate all ages and special needs. The University also offers a variety of on
campus dining opportunities including meal plans, retail outlets, and a full-service
catering operation. Whether you’re interested in movies, museums,
or live entertainment, Knoxville has something for everyone. The vibrant nightlife and wide array of dining
choices will be sure to please your guests without breaking their budget. Looking for adventure in the outdoors? Knoxville sits on the Tennessee River and
offers many varied landscapes for exciting outdoor experiences Including Knoxville’s
Urban Wilderness – a spectacular thousand-acre outdoor adventure area where you can hike,
bike, climb, paddle or walk on a trail within the heart of the city. Knoxville is also a gateway to the breathtaking
Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our staff can assist you with planning rafting,
hiking, and many other recreational tours or excursions for every age and skill level. And for fun right on campus, the University
of Tennessee’s rec sports facilities provide an endless assortment of opportunities for
recreational and athletic pursuits, both indoors and out. Whether you’re planning a small meeting
or hosting the world for an international event, UT Conferences offers more than sixty
years of planning experience for meetings of all types and sizes. Our professional meeting planners, event designers,
and registration personnel can custom design an on- or off-campus event to fit your budget
and needs. UT Conferences, at the University of Tennessee
in Knoxville, is committed to partnering with you to ensure your next event is a success!

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